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Category Archives: Tips for Landlords

Who is Responsible for Pest Control in Your Rental Property?

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No one wants to hear the words “pest infestation.” This is a health hazard, but pests can also damage the rental property and cost hundreds to eradicate. So, as soon as you notice any pest or vermin, it must be dealt with as quickly as possible. That said, getting rid of unwanted pests is only […]

5 Common Plumbing Issues For Landlords to Watch For in a Rental

5 Common Plumbing Issues For Landlords to Watch For in a Rental

If you are a landlord, one of the last things you want to deal with is plumbing issues in one of your rental properties. However, these scenarios pop up from time to time and must be handled quickly and accordingly. Otherwise, you may end up with more damages within your rental than you bargained for. […]

Safe Properties: A Checklist for Keeping Your Rentals Safe

As a Baltimore landlord, you are responsible for providing safe and healthy living conditions for your tenants. As such, it’s crucial to have a rental property safety checklist. This helps ensure your property is safe for all tenants and their guests. Continue reading below to learn about the importance of keeping your rental safe. The […]

How to Choose a Tenant When Multiple Applicants Seem Like a Good Fit

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The dream of any landlord is to have multiple well-qualified applications vying for their rental listing. However, if that becomes a reality, how do you decide? While this can seem like a good problem to have, it puts landlords in a difficult spot. Additionally, any decision made must comply with Fair Housing Laws. So, if […]

Are There Financial Benefits to Renting vs. Buying?

Are There Financial Benefits to Renting vs. Buying?

Most people across the United States place significant priority on homeownership. Whether it’s a small family looking for their first home or an individual looking to increase their independence, purchasing a home can be a rewarding investment for anyone. However, it takes a ton of planning and preparation to be done correctly. Some people would […]

Top 10 Landlord Mistakes for New Rental Investors to Avoid

Some people may assume that being a landlord is a simple job. However, a lot more goes into the position than you may think. That said, when investors first begin their career as landlords, they’re bound to make at least a few minor mistakes. After all, nobody is perfect. But still, the goal is to […]

How to Write a Rental Property Ad & Get Your Listing Noticed

How to Write a Rental Ad and Get Your Listing Noticed

A picture is worth a thousand words. However, when it comes to a rental property listing, words still matter a great deal. That said, a poorly written advertisement can easily become overlooked in a competitive rental market. Therefore, a few carefully chosen sentences that highlight everything a renter is looking for can make all the […]

The Pros and Cons of Collecting Last Month’s Rent

Choosing the perfect tenant for your rental property is just one of the many decisions landlords must make before the move in. Most property owners are familiar with charging new tenants the first month’s rent and a security deposit. However, the question remains – should you collect last month’s rent as well? This is something […]

How to Change an HVAC Filter in Your Rental Property

How to Change an HVAC Filter in Your Rental Property

Nothing brings Summer fun to a halt faster than a broken-down HVAC system. For tenants, this is an uncomfortable hassle, but for landlords, it is a potentially costly repair. Industry experts agree that the best way to prevent an unfortunate HVAC breakdown is through proper maintenance and care. However, some of that responsibility falls on […]

Top 3 Things to Ask Your Prospective Tenant’s References

In a competitive rental market, every lead is vital. After all, a high tenant turnover rate can wreak havoc on your annual profit, which is why placing tenants efficiently is so important. However, not every prospective applicant that wants to see your rental property will meet the qualifications. That said, placing a bad tenant causes even more […]